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Scientists Urge Obama to End Federal Coal Leasing

Scientists are calling for the Obama administration to ban coal development on federal public lands.

More Mosquito Days Increasing Zika Risk in U.S.

The risk of mosquito-borne diseases, like Zika, is becoming more prevalent as our mosquito season gets longer.

EPA Finding Clears Way for Limit on Aircraft Emissions

The EPA has declared jet engine exhaust a contributor to climate change that endangers public health.

The Shum Show: Pressure Cooking

June 2016 brings us to 14 months in a row of record-breaking heat for the globe, but that’s not all that’s popping this week in the weathe…

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming

Scorching summer temperatures are exactly what we should expect in a warming world.

Can One Polluted Island Help A Drowning Country?

Former Kiribati president says it will only be a few decades before the Kiribati people must leave their islands forever.

Tanzania’s Maasai Facing Impacts of Climate Change

Africa is predicted to endure 50 percent more warming from climate change than the rest of the world.

Efficiency, Clean Energy Put Dent in CO2 Emissions

A new report shows electric power utilities are reducing carbon pollution that fuels climate change.

Wind at China’s Back to Amp Up Its Renewables

China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply a quarter of its power by 2030.

Climate, Population Changes Used to Predict Diseases

Scientists say they can predict outbreaks of Ebola and Zika based on changes in climate.

Spike in Alaska Wildfires is Worsening Global Warming

A report from the USGS says northern wildfires must now be seen as a significant driver of climate change.

Scientists Seek a New Measure for Methane. Here’s Why.

Scientists say there's a problem with the way they account for methane's effect on the climate.

Easing Drought Boosts California Hydropower, For Now

The easing of California's drought has boosted the state's ability to produce hydropower.

Cities ‘Woefully Unprepared’ for Rising Disaster Risk

Cities around the world are failing to plan for fast-increasing risks from extreme weather, the World Bank says.

Global Warming Will Hit Poorer Countries Hardest

Tropical regions are likely to suffer the biggest increase in hot days and extreme weather, scientists say.

One in Five of World’s Plant Species at Risk of Extinction

Global report highlights threat to food security but also reveals the yearly discovery of 2,000 new species.

Young Forests Can Store ‘Enormous’ Amounts of Carbon

Forests that regrow after being cut play an unexpectedly valuable role in sequestering carbon emissions.

EPA Moves to Regulate Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

The EPA announced new methane emissions regulations for oil and gas operations on Thursday.

Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests

Hurricanes supercharge forests' ability to store carbon, Duke University researchers have found.

Paris Pact Could Benefit From Halt of Fossil Fuel Leases

Phasing out coal, oil and gas leasing could help the U.S. meet its Paris climate goals, a new study says.

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2012: Warmest March Ever Recorded You knew it was warm last month, but today it's official: it wasn't just warm; it was the warmest March ever recorded.

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